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AasaanJobs registers 200 percent increase in demand for temporary workers
New Delhi , Oct. 11 : One of India's leading HR marketplaces, AasaanJobs has witnessed an unprecedented surge in temporary hiring in the logistics sector, during the festive season. This demand, particularly for delivery boys and van boys, is led by e-commerce and logistics players rushing to cope with the massive increase in order and sales volumes. Read Full Story

profine India introduces aluminium profile system AluPure in the market
New Delhi , Oct 11 : profine India Window Technology Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary company of the worldwide active profine International Profile Group, will introduce the Aluminium Profile System AluPure in the Indian market in 10th October 2017. Read Full Story

Preethi Kitchen appliances unveils iconic-a new revolutionary wet grinder
New Delhi , Oct 11 : The festive season is here to celebrate the joy of family, friendship and festival. It is the time to spruce up your home and kitchen to welcome the festival of lights. Read Full Story

RoohAfza Partners with Barista to Create Two New Exciting Beverages for Consumers this Festive Season
New Delhi : Hamdard Laboratories, an over 100 year old iconic FMCG Company's flagship brand RoohAfza strikes a delicious partnership with Barista Coffee Company. Read Full Story

India's leading Participative Sports Firm Hosts Maruti Suzuki Devils Circuit in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, India : Volano Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., India's leading participative sports firm hosted two days of an adrenaline-pumping event, the 'Maruti Suzuki Devils Circuit' in Hyderabad which saw participation from over 6000 individuals. Read Full Story

Ashuli Saini of JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar, Awarded Runner Up at the 10th Indian Sommelier Championship
Mumbai : Ashuli Saini, Restaurant Manager at Romano's, JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar has been conferred upon as the First Runner Up at the 10th Indian Sommelier Championship by Magandeep Singh, India's first French certified sommelier and the owner of Wi-Not Beverage Solutions in association with the Austrian Wine Marketing Board. Read Full Story

Social Selling Enables Zotezo Users on their Wellness Journey
Kolkata : For Indians looking at health, beauty and fitness solutions, Zotezo is making life easier. With its innovative solution-based approach the company has curated a selection of products that help users find solutions to life's daily needs. Read Full Story

Johnson Controls Showcases Advanced Solutions for Smarter, Safer and More Sustainable Cities at IGBC 2017
Mumbai : Johnson Controls, the market leader in Building Technologies and Energy platforms showcased several innovative technologies and solutions at the Green Building Congress 2017. Held in Jaipur, Rajasthan during 4-7 October 2017, the theme of the conference was "Sustainable Built Environment for All". Read Full Story

Frost and Sullivan Honors Madhavbaug Cardiac Care Clinics and Hospitals
Mumbai : Madhavbaug Cardiac Care Clinics and Hospitals was named 'India Ayurveda Cardiac Service Provider Company of the Year' at the 2017 Frost and Sullivan India Best Practices Awards Banquet held on October 5th at ITC Maratha in Mumbai. Read Full Story

TRAVIZUU Enters Dubai, Further Integrating Operations with its Global Outreach
Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Mumbai : Travizuu celebrates its two-year anniversary of its continued strong growth and launches its international reach by opening an operational office in Dubai. Read Full Story

Delta Powering Green Mobility to Showcase its Energy Efficient Smart Solutions at IREE 2017
New Delhi : Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, will exhibit, at IREE 2017, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from 11-13 October its diversified portfolio of smart power solutions based on cutting edge power conversion technology capable of delivering industry-leading energy efficiency to the growing railway sector infrastructure in India. Read Full Story

People Matters Joins Hands with Aon Hewitt to Invest in HR Capability Building through an Online Learning Academy
New Delhi : Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health business of Aon PLC (NYSE: AON) and People Matters Media, India's largest media brand for HR and Talent professionals, today announced a partnership to create an Online Learning Academy focused on HR capability building. Read Full Story

Residency Overseas - Sole Representative of Aristo Developers in India
New Delhi : Residency Overseas, one of the country's leading Property Consultancy and Estate Agents, has been appointed as the Sole representative of Aristo Developers with offices at NCR, Chandigarh and Mumbai etc. Read Full Story

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas welcomes Nikhil Naredi as partner
New Delhi , Oct 11 : Nikhil Naredi joins the Mumbai office of Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co. as a Partner and will be part of the Firm's Capital Markets practice with effect from 11 October 2017. Read Full Story

Finance Ministry incentivizes revised GST rates on Petroleum, Oil Sector
New Delhi , Oct. 11 : To reduce the cascading of taxes arising on account of non-inclusion of petrol, diesel, ATF, natural gas and crude oil in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and to incentivise investments in the exploration and production (E and P), and downstream sector, the Ministry of Finance on Wednesday stated that notifications to give effect to the proposals would be issued shortly. Read Full Story

Paytm Mall eyes FMCG sector; targets six times growth in sales
New Delhi , Oct. 11 : Paytm Ecommerce Pvt Ltd. owned Paytm Mall is establishing its dominance in the Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector by emerging as the most popular destination to shop for products of daily need. Having witnessed a strong surge in the ongoing Diwali sale, the company is targeting six times growth in FMCG sales by the end of the financial year. Read Full Story

India has potential to be a much cleaner economy: Jaitley in New York
New York [USA], Oct. 11 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that India is capable of becoming a much cleaner and bigger economy amongst the other emerging economies, as it is capable of taking and implementing bold decisions. Read Full Story

Ola raises USD 1.1 bn towards investments in AI, machine learning
New Delhi , Oct. 11 : App-based ridesharing platform Ola on Wednesday announced its latest round of funding of USD 1.1 billion led by Tencent Holdings Limited (0700.HK), along with Ola's existing investor SoftBank, and new US-based financial investors. Read Full Story

Zoomcar launches 'PEDL' cycle sharing service; to enable 10,000 cycles by 2017 end
New Delhi , Oct. 11 : Self-drive car sharing platform Zoomcar on Wednesday announced the launch of PEDL, a technology-enabled cycle sharing service. Read Full Story

Indian Railways and German Railways sign Joint Declaration of intent
New Delhi : A Joint Declaration of Intent was signed between Ministry of Railways and Germany on 10th October,2017 in Rail Bhavan in the presence of Shri Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board regarding carrying out of feasibility study on existing Chennai-Kazipet corridor of Indian Railways by German Railways for increasing the speed of passenger trains to 200 kmph on 50.50 percent cost sharing basis. Read Full Story

PFRDA rolls-out Aadhar Powered Digital on Boarding into APY
New Delhi : Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has embarked upon several digital friendly steps for extension of the benefits of APY to the citizens of India. PFRDA has developed the process to offer APY enrolment through eNPS platform for wider reach. Read Full Story

PFRDA organised conference on NPS for Central Public Sector Enterprises in the national capital
New Delhi : Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) organised a conference on National Pension System (NPS) for Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) at the India Habitat Centre (IHC), New Delhi with the objective of informing CPSEs benefits and features of NPS and of addressing their queries on NPS. Read Full Story

IBBI invites public comments on (i) Draft Insolvency and Bankruptcy
New Delhi : The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India had constituted a Working Group to recommend the strategy and approach for implementation of the provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 dealing with insolvency and bankruptcy in respect of: Read Full Story

Historic wage agreement by Coal India Limited
New Delhi : The 10th Wage Agreement of Coal Workers was finalised on the 10th meeting on 10th day of 10th month of this year. Wage Agreement of the employees has been due from 1 July 2016. Read Full Story

India seeks global investments in energy sector: Dharmendra Pradhan
New Delhi October 11 : Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said that in a bid to cut imports in energy sector, India wants to attract foreign investors to USD 300 billion worth of energy projects planned for the next decade. Read Full Story

This Diwali 'modernise' your home with Bent Chair, Rocky S home decor
New Delhi , Oct 10 : Quirky home decor e-tailer brand Bent Chair has announced its collaboration with ace designer Rocky Star to ring in the festive season with a fresh take on modern home decor and interiors. Read Full Story

Tally launches updated .ERP9 Release 6.1.1
New Delhi , Oct. 10 : In the wake of the changes proposed by the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council in their meeting on October 6, Tally Solutions, a business software provider launched the updated Tally.ERP9 Release 6.1.1, the latest in its suite of GST ready releases, making it easier for GSTPs and businesses to file returns for GSTR1. Read Full Story

Indo-German Economic Partnership to Boost Investments in India's Food Processing 'Value Chain' Infrastructure
New Delhi : India's participation at Anuga this year has evinced great business interest from Germany and other international markets to invest in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries of India (MoFPI) and Government of India's, mission to reduce food wastage, creating a global 'food bank', and making India a global 'sourcing hub'. Read Full Story

GNC Strengthens its Presence in India
Mumbai : GNC (General Nutrition Centre), headquartered in Pittsburgh, US, and a leading global specialty health, wellness, and nutraceuticals retailer, is strengthening its presence in India through its association with Guardian Healthcare, the official importer and seller of GNC products in India. Globally, GNC is a multi-billion brand and has around 9,000 locations and franchise operations in approximately 50 countries. Read Full Story

Wartsila to Offer Energy Storage Solutions in India
Mumbai : The technology group Wartsila, a leading global supplier of flexible and efficient energy solutions, will offer technically and environmentally advanced energy storage solutions to the power markets in India. Read Full Story

Affordable Housing is the Changing Face of Indian Real Estate
New Delhi : With a motive to address and discuss segments related to the "Housing for all" scheme, the national summit by ASSOCHAM was held recently at New Delhi. Read Full Story

15th Annual Construction World Awards Announced
Mumbai : Foundation of Infrastructure Research Studies Training (FIRST) hosted the 15th Annual Construction World Awards today at ITC Grand Central, Parel, in Mumbai. Read Full Story

Retigence Technologies' FillWise Achieves Certification as Built on SAP Cloud Platform
Bangalore : Retigence Technologies today announced that its FillWise solution has achieved SAP certification as built on SAP Cloud Platform. The solution helps customers increase order fill rates at warehouses and distribution centers and improve order fulfillment efficiency. Read Full Story

eMudhra to Launch R and D Centre in Bangalore to Develop Blockchain Based Technology
Bangalore : eMudhra, a market leader in the secure digital identity and transaction management space, today announced the launch of an R and D center in blockchain related technologies to further enhance Blockchain based systems for Smart Cities. Read Full Story

SBI collaborates with Moody's Analytics to provide credit certification
Mumbai [Maharashtra], Oct. 10 : The State Bank of India (SBI) on Tuesday announced its collaboration with financial services company Moody's Analytics to provide bank-wide credit certification to SBI employees. Read Full Story

Here's what you can gift your parents this Diwali
New Delhi , Oct. 10 : The festival of lights is around the corner and all of us are busy buying gifts for our near and dear ones. From chocolate hampers to dry fruits, the seasonal Diwali gifts have garnered much attention. But what do you ideally give your parents who have always gone out of their way to give you the best gifts? Surely the cliched crockery sets and scented candles won't do. Read Full Story

GirnarSoft expands senior leadership, appoints Brata Rafly as CEO of Indonesia arm
New Delhi , Oct. 10 : GirnarSoft, the parent company of auto portal on Tuesday announced appointment of Brata Rafly as the CEO for its Indonesia arm, Rafly was previously the CEO of DimoPay, a fintech firm. Read Full Story

Agrochemical leader HPM India completes India's largest afforestation drive
New Delhi , Oct. 10 : HPM, a popular name in Agrochemical industry over last four decades, undertook the 'Green Nation Clean Nation Plantation' CSR Activity on September 11 in the guidance of Ashok Aggarwal (CMD). Read Full Story

Bookings commence for Honda CBR650F at Rs7.3L
New Delhi , Oct. 10 : Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. on Tuesday announced that bookings are now open for the new Honda CBR650F in India, a middleweight Super Sport style motorcycle at Rs. 7.30 lakhs (ex-showroom New Delhi) Read Full Story

Sodexo partners with Grofers to ease payment on delivery process
Mumbai [Maharashtra], Oct. 10 : Food services and facilities management company Sodexo has announced partnership with Grofers, the online grocery delivery service company. Read Full Story

PFRDA goes paperless; introduces Aadhar-powered APY registration
New Delhi , Oct. 10 : The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) embarked upon a digital-friendly approach for the extension of benefits of the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) to the citizens of India. Read Full Story

Casio to release Gold Tornado 35th Anniversary G-SHOCK Collection
Tokyo [Japan] Oct. 10 : Casio Computer Co., Ltd. will celebrate the 35th anniversary of its G-SHOCK brand in April 2018. To mark this milestone, Casio announced the release of GOLD TORNADO, a commemorative collection of three G-SHOCK models featuring gold color accents against a base of symbolic black and red. Read Full Story

Emaar lines up six new projects in Gurugram, invests Rs. 1200 cr
New Delhi , Oct. 10 : Emaar India a global property developer plans to add six new projects in the National Capital Region with an investment of Rs. 1200 crore, following the recent launch of 'Emaar India Sales Centre' at Digital Greens, Sector 61, Golf Course Extension Road, Gurugram. Read Full Story

SEBI alleges Sahara of obstruction in Amby Valley project auction
New Delhi , October 10 : The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Tuesday moved a contempt petition in the Supreme Court against business conglomerate Sahara Group for alleged obstruction in the auction of the Amby Valley city project in Pune. Read Full Story

Restoring stability, sustainability need of the hour: OPEC Secretary General
New Delhi , October 10 : Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo on Tuesday said there was a need to restore stability and sustainability in the global economy, adding that this would materialise only based on the supply and demand figures. Read Full Story

Capillary introduces Artificial Intelligence for retail segment, launches VisitorMetrix
New Delhi , Oct. 10 : Capillary Technologies an Omnichannel engagement and commerce platform announced the launch of its new product VisitorMetrix, an Artificial Intelligence-based, Computer Vision and Machine Learning-powered visitor counter for retail stores to analyze customer behavior on the shop floor, to improve store efficiency, conversions and campaign effectiveness. Read Full Story

Bajaj Finserv launches its 'Wallet' in partnership with MobiKwik
New Delhi , Oct 10 : Bajaj Finserv on Tuesday announced the launch of its mobile application 'Bajaj Finserv Wallet' in a strategic partnership with MobiKwik. Read Full Story

Paytm Mall's 'Diwali Maha Cashback Sale' receives over half a million registrations
New Delhi , Oct. 10 : Online marketplace Paytm Mall has announced that over half a million customers have registered for its 'Diwali Maha Cashback Sale'. Read Full Story

Max Fashion launches 'Festive Collection' with Padma Shri Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, wife Alyona Kapoor
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct. 10 : Max fashion, India's largest fashion brand, recently unveiled its exclusive Festive Collection with India's favourite chef Sanjeev Kapoor and his wife Alyona Kapoor at Mall of India, Noida. Read Full Story

Finance Ministry denies extension of last date for GSTR-1 filing
New Delhi , Oct. 10 : The Ministry of Finance has hereby clarified that there will be no further extension of the last date for filing GSTR-1 for the month of July, 2017, urging the last-minute taxpayers to file their returns immediately. Read Full Story

Larsen and Toubro bids lowest for EESL's tender for Smart Meters
New Delhi : Larsen and Toubro (L and T) has emerged as the lowest bidder of the tender issued by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) to procure 50 Lakh smart meters. The company has been selected through an international competitive bidding. Read Full Story

No extension of last date for filing GSTR-1 for July, 2017
New Delhi : The last date for filing GSTR-1 for the month of July, 2017 is 10th October, 2017. Read Full Story

Saudi Arabia to invest USD 300 bn in India in next 4-5 years
New Delhi , Oct 9 : NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Monday highlighted Saudi Arabia's plans to become India's investment partner in the energy sector as the country announced its plans to invest USD 300 billion in India in the next four to five years. Read Full Story

BookASmile with RTI Mobilised 500 Less Privileged Students from 19 Cities to a Flight Tour of Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri
Mumbai : BookASmile, the charity initiative of India's largest online entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow, in collaboration with Round Table India (RTI) had arranged a tour 'Flight of Fantasy' to Delhi and Agra to visit the Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri. Read Full Story

Frost and Sullivan honored renowned Indian industrialist Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla with 2017: GIL Visionary Leadership Award
Mumbai : CXOs across industries convened at Frost and Sullivan's 9th edition of Growth Innovation and Leadership (GIL) India 2017 Summit to discuss how disruptive innovation is reshaping industries and how organizations need to digitally re-imagine their business initiatives to fulfill digital transformation mandates. Read Full Story

Kaarya Facilities and Services Ltd.'s SME IPO Opens on 12th October 2017
Mumbai : Mumbai based Kaarya Facilities and Services Ltd. plans to enter the capital market with IPO of 1599000 equity shares of Rs. 10 each at a price of Rs. 40 per share, aggregating up to Rs. 6.40 Crore. The issue opens on 12th October 2017 and closes on 17th October 2017. Read Full Story

Frost and Sullivan Bestows MicroEnsure with India Emerging Insure-tech Company of the Year Award at its 2017 India Best Practices Awards Banquet
Mumbai : MicroEnsure was named 'India Emerging Insure-tech Company of the Year' at the 2017 Frost and Sullivan India Best Practices Award Banquet held on October 05, 2017 at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. Read Full Story

Frost and Sullivan Recognizes Havells India Ltd. with India LED Lighting Company of the Year Award at its 2017 India Best Practices Awards Banquet
Mumbai : Havells India Ltd. was named "India LED Lighting Company of the Year" at the 2017 Frost and Sullivan India Best Practices Awards Banquet held on 5th October at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. Read Full Story

Flexfresh Liner Bag by Uflex gets Accreditation for Pomegranates
Noida : In a big development for the Active Modified Atmospheric Packaging (AMAP) solution by Uflex, company's FlexfreshTM liner bag has been accredited by Indian Council of Agricultural Research - National Research Centre on Pomegranate (ICAR-NRCP), Solapur Maharashtra. Read Full Story

Lager n Barrel Festival Headed to Gurugram this Month
Gurugram : With the onset of Oktoberfest this year, Delhi NCR witnessed Gaana Lager n Barrel Festival, North India's first and one of its kind beer and music festivals. Read Full Story

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